Mr Mark Coulton MP

Mark Coulton

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Member for Parkes, New South Wales

Positions
The Nationals Chief Whip
Party
The Nationals
Chamber
House of Representatives

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Seating Plan: Seating map

Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 4607
Fax:
(02) 6277 8504

Electorate Office 1

(Principal Office)

Shop 3, 153 Brisbane Street
Dubbo, NSW, 2830

Postal address
Shop 3, 153 Brisbane Street
Dubbo, NSW, 2830

Telephone:
(02) 6882 0999
Fax:
(02) 6882 9935

Electorate Office 2

69 Heber Street
Moree, NSW, 2400

Postal address
69 Heber Street
Moree, NSW, 2400

Telephone:
(02) 6751 1251
Fax:
(02) 6751 1253

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Email
Mark.Coulton.MP@aph.gov.au
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Websites
Personal website
Party website

Alternative URL

www.aph.gov.au/M_Coulton_MP

Biography

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Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Parkes, New South Wales, 2007, 2010 and 2013.

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Committee service

  • House of Representatives Standing: Health and Ageing from 11.3.08 to 3.2.10 and from 25.10.10 to 5.8.13; Publications from 11.3.08 to 19.7.10 and from 4.12.13; Selection from 30.9.10 to 9.2.12 and from 13.3.12; Appropriations and Administration from 4.12.13.
  • Joint Statutory: Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings from 25.10.10.
  • Joint Standing: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade from 22.2.10 to 19.7.10.
  • Joint Select: Constitutional Recognition of Local Government from 26.11.12 to 13.3.13.

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Conferences, delegations and visits

  • Member, Parliamentary Delegation to Cambodia, July 2008.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Party Whip, The Nationals from 14.9.10.
  • Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Ageing and the Voluntary Sector from 6.12.07 to 22.9.08; Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Water and Conservation from 20.1.09 to 8.12.09; Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development and Emerging Trade Markets from 8.12.09 to 14.9.10.

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Personal

  • Born 3.2.1958, Sydney, NSW.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • Farmer and grazier.

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Local government service

  • Mayor, Gwydir Shire Council 2004-07.

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Electorate

  • Description: rural.

    Location: north-west of New South Wales; it includes the towns of Bingara, Bourke, Brewarrina, Cobar, Condobolin, Coonabarabran, Coonamble, Dubbo, Gilgandra, Gulgong, Lake Cargelligo, Lightning Ridge, Moree, Mudgee, Mungindi, Narrabri, Narromine, Nyngan, Walgett, Warialda, Warren and Wellington.

    Area: 256 643 sq km (approx.).

    Electors enrolled: 101 936 (at 7.9.13).
    Industries: Wool, beef, pork, wheat, cotton, oil seed crops, lucerne, fruit, vegetables, dairy cattle, horse, sheep and cattle studs, comprehensive agricultural support services, coal and opal mining, timber, wine growing, light engineering and construction industries.

    State electorates: Parkes includes the New South Wales Legislative Assembly electorate of Dubbo, and parts of Barwon, Bathurst, Northern Tablelands, Tamworth and Upper Hunter.

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